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Bax: A Composer and His Times

By: Lewis Foreman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scolar Press: 1983-01-01

Seller ID: 027605

ISBN: 0859676439

Condition: Very Good


Very good hardcover in very good pictorial dust jacket. Several pages have bent corners and the jacket has a 1cm closed tear at the top of the spine. Spine is sunned. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Elizabeth Fry

By: Lewis, Georgina King

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Headley Brothers: 1912

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050169

Condition: Very Good Condition


Little rubbed binding, gift inscription in ink on fly leaf. Size: Small 8vo 7?" - 8". 176 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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The Poet and the Dream Girl: The Love Letters of Lilian Steichen and Carl Sandburg (SIGNED)

By: Lilian Steichen; Carl Sandburg; Editor-Margaret Sandburg

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Urbana and Chicago, University of Illinois Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition,

Inscription: Inscribed by editor

Seller ID: 014578

ISBN: 0252013867

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed on half-title to previous owner from editor Margaret Sandburg. Previous owner's inscription on endsheet. No other writing in the book - clean white pages. Light foxing on book edges. Dust jacket shows modest edgewear with a few small closed tears on back cover. Now protected with clear mylar cover and looks nice. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Lincoln: Speeches and Writings : 1859-1865 (Library of America) First Printing

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Library of America: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 039413

ISBN: 0940450631

Condition: Near Fine


Abraham Lincoln was the greatest writer of the Civil War as well as its greatest political leader. His clear, beautiful, and at times uncompromisingly severe language forever shaped the nation's understanding of its most terrible conflict. This volume, along with its companion, Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings 18321858, comprises the most comprehensive selection ever published. Over 550 speeches, messages, proclamations, letters, and other writingsincluding the Inaugural and Gettysburg addresses and the moving condolence letter to Mrs. Bixbyrecord the words and deeds with which Lincol... View more info

Aunt Arie (A Foxfire Portrait) FIRST EDITION

By: Linda Garland Page [Editor]; Eliot Wigginton [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023300

ISBN: 0525932917

Condition: Fine


Paperback, pictorial cover, illustrated, no writing in the book, xxxvii, 217pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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John Wesley a Portrait

By: Lipsky, Abram

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047050

Condition: Very Good Condition


Binding rubbed, light fraying top & bottom of back strip. Name & address stamped inside front cover, name & address in ink top of fly leaf. Size: 8vo. 315 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Eugene Allen Smith: Alabama's Great Geologist

By: Lloyd, Stewart J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Newcomen Society of North America: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057517

Condition: Good Condition


A little soiling, back wrapper streaked, staples rusted. The Newcomen Society of North America was chartered in 1961, following the earlier establishment in 1923 of the Newcomen Society in England. The focus is on "material history, as distinguished from political history". This includes education, business, banking, railroads, utilities, insurance, & other enterprises contributing to the progress of society. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 24 pages. Illustrator: Photo illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Geolog... View more info

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Princetonians 1791-1794 a Biographical Dictionary

By: Looney, J. Jefferson & Ruth L. Woodward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051666

ISBN: 0691047723

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Size: Large 8vo 9" - 10". lxiii + 577. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 3. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780691047720. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Things I Can Tell (First Edition)

By: Lord Rossmore

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Eveleigh Nash: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036985

Condition: Very Good


Rossmore was a friend of King Edward and has several good stories to tell about the late monarch. Abounds in amusing anecdotes. Many prominent people are the subjects of the book including the Duke and Duchess of Connaught. Royal cloth with gold gilt lettering and design. Top edges gilt. Frontispiece with tissue guard. xiii, 270pp., ads. Illustrated. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Giacometti: A Biography (First British Edition)

By: Lord, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London and Boston, Faber and Faber: 1986

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 026198

ISBN: 0571146015

Condition: Very Good +


Paperback, no writing in the book, illustrated with photos, xiii, 575pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

It Gave Everybody Something to Do (First Edition)

By: Louise Thoresen; E. M. Nathanson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, M. Evans & Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030372

ISBN: 0871311194

Condition: Very Good


This is the record of the tense, erratic, disturbing ten years that Louise Thoresen spent with husband, William - until she shot him to death in June, 1970. Two toned cloth with gold lettering on spine. Mylar cover. Illustrated. 346pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Th right Joyous and Pleasant History of the Feats, Gests, and Prowesses of the Chevalier Bayard, the Good Knight without Fear and without Reproach (First English Editon)

By: Loyal Servant

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1825

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 033727

Condition: Very Good


Translated by Sara Coleridge. Volume 1 of 2. Laid in signature of Florence Bayard Hilles (feminist). She was a descendant of Chevalier Bayard. Full leather with dual leather spine labels (mostly gone). Rear hinge starting. xv, 294pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Schroon Lake (First Edition)

By: Lueza Thirkield Gelb

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Pulpit Harbor Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032946

ISBN: 0977880028

Condition: Near Fine


2006 Winner Best Memoir (The Adirondack Center Writing). Paperback. Foldover paper covers. Illustrated cover. No writing in the book. 363pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Daughter of the Queen of Sheba: A Memoir (Signed First Edition)

By: Lyden, Jacki

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 030922

ISBN: 0395765315

Condition: Fine


Biography of a senior correspondent for National Public Radio and a regualr substitute host for NPR's "Weekend Edition" and "All Things Considered" Two toned cloth with gold spine lettering. Author's signature on title page. There is no other writing in the book. viii, 257pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Biographical Sketch of Chalres S. Hinchman (Signed First Edition)

By: Lydia S. Hinchman

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029992

Condition: Good


Half leather with boards. Spine entirely removed. Author's gift inscription on front free end paper. Reads: "For Dr. Walter T. Ammon because of his interest in Minnesota. From Lydia S. Hinchman, December 22, 1930" Photo illustrations with printed tissue guards. Folding chart. 109pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Phillips Brooks

By: M. A. DeWolfe Howe

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Boston, Small, Maynard & Company: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by author

Seller ID: 012908

Condition: Very Good +


Inscribed by author to Mr. Ford, July 1899. Part of The Beacon Biographies of Eminent Americans series. Miniature volume with grey cloth covers and gilt lettering on spine. Minor shelf-wear to corners and edges, faint stain on front cover. Spine faded with closed tear on hinge. Decorative pastedowns, gilt head edge, deckled fore and tail edges. Front hinge loose. Text clean, no writing. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Home Letters of General Sherman (First Edition)

By: M. A. DeWolfe Howe, Editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037312

Condition: Very Good


Dark navy cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Personal library bookplate inside front cover. Previous owner's name and gift inscription written on front free end-paper. Portrait frontispiece with tissue guard. Front inner hinge starting. 412pp., index. Top edges gilt. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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I Married a Redhead

By: M. M. Musselman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1949

Edition: Second printing

Seller ID: 014520

Condition: Near Fine


No writing in the book - not even an owner's name. Clean, crisp pages. Book slightly cocked. Dust jacket is price clipped and shows minor edgewear/soiling. Now protected by mylar. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Henry Willard and the Northern Pacific

By: Macfarlane, Robert S.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Newcomen Society of North America: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057522

Condition: Good Condition


Edges a little soiled, staples rusted. The Newcomen Society of North America was chartered in 1961, following the earlier establishment in 1923 of the Newcomen Society in England. The focus is on "material history, as distinguished from political history". This includes education, business, banking, railroads, utilities, insurance, & other enterprises contributing to the progress of society. Second impression of the First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 28 pages. Illustrator: Woodcuts. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiogra... View more info

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The Significance Of Sephen Collins Foster

By: MacGowan, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Privately Printed: 1932

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 052691

Condition: Very Good Condition


2000 copies printed on fine paper, complete with slip case. This was reprinted from The Pittsburgh Record. A tiny snag in the back hinge, possibly a binding error, in a rubbed slip case. Size: 8vo. 25 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Image for A Gentleman Of Much Promise: the Diary of Isaac Mickle 1837 - 1845 (2 Vols)

A Gentleman Of Much Promise: the Diary of Isaac Mickle 1837 - 1845 (2 Vols)

By: Mackey, Philip English (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048103

ISBN: 0812277228

Condition: Very Good Condition


(2 vols. ) boxed set. Too large for Priority envelopes. Size: 8vo. 531 pages. 2-volume set (complete). Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 4. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780812277227. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

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Tissington Tatlow [1876 - 1957]

By: Mackie, Robert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, SCM: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057697

Condition: Good Condition


Wrappers a little rubbed. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 8 pages. Illustrator: Frontispiece portrait photo.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Not Without My Daughter

By: Mahmoody, Betty; Hoffer, William

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1987

Seller ID: 033127

ISBN: 0312010737

Condition: Near Fine


'You are here for the rest of your life. Do you understand? You are not leaving Iran. You are here until you die.' Betty Mahmoody and her husband, Dr Sayyed Bozorg Mahmoody ('Moody'), came to Iran from the USA to meet Moody's family. With them was their four-year-old daughter, Mahtob. Appalled by the squalor of their living conditions, horrified by what she saw of a country where women are merely chattels and Westerners are despised, Betty soon became desperate to return to the States. But Moody, and his often vicious family, had other plans. Mother and daughter became prisoners of an alien cu... View more info

Confessions of a Twentieth Century Pilgrim

By: Malcolm Muggeridge

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harpercollins: 1988

Edition: First U. S. edition

Seller ID: 011682

ISBN: 0060660376

Condition: Fine


Near fine condition. No writing in the book - not even an owners name. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Autobiography of Malcolm X (Signed)

By: Malcolm X and Alex Haley

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1965

Edition: Tenth Printing

Seller ID: 037942

Condition: Fine


Signed by the Alex Haley, the co-author on bookplate on front free end paper. Receipt laid in which reads, "1 of 32 copies still owned by the author at his death. Purchased from the estate of Alex Haley." Dated October 1, 1992. Black cloth with gold spine lettering. xiv, 455pp., index. Mylar cover. Dust jacket is not price clipped. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The King's Favour: Three Eighteenth Century Monarchs and the Favorites Who Ruled Them

By: Mangan, J. J.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1991

Edition: Edition Unstated

Seller ID: 054968

ISBN: 0312062273

Condition: Very Good Condition


Residue of transparent tape on front cover. This is the first USA edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 328 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780312062279. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

W. E. B. Du Bois: Black Radical Democrat (Twayne's 20th Century American Biography Series) First Paperback Edition

By: Marable, Manning

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Twayne Publishers: 1986

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 026129

ISBN: 0805777717

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, illustrated with photos, pictorial cover, text clean, x, 285pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

George Herbert

By: Margaret Bottrall

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014408

Condition: Very Good -


Contains very minimal marginal markings in light pencil. A couple pages have creased corners - else text is crisp, neat and tightly bound. Glossy portrait frontispiece of George Herbert. Dust jacket shows modest wear and is now protected by clear mylar cover. A bit of foxing to top edge of book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Howard Robert Weir, Rector (Signed First Edition)

By: Margaret Bronson Weir

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 030569

Condition: Very Good


Weir was a Protestant Episcopal priest for 22 years. Red cloth with gold spine lettering. Author's gift inscription on front free end paper. Includes a poem by the author and a postcard of the Weir home in Hamden, CT. Portrait frontispiece. 120pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Always in Triumph: The Life of Robert C. McQuilkin

By: Marguerite McQuilkin

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company: 1956

Seller ID: 013556

Condition: Very Good +


No writing in the book - not even an owner's name. Light foxing on endleaves, but pages are clean and bright. Hinge is cracked between half-title page and frontispiece. Dust jacket is lightly soiled and shelf-worn, spine is faded. Small chips at edges of spine. Dust jacket is now protected by mylar. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Bridge of Childhood: Truman Capote's Southern Years (inscribed by author)

By: Marianne M. Moates

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Henry Holt & Co: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by author.

Seller ID: 007845

ISBN: 080500971X

Condition: Fine


Nice Copy. Inscribed on second page. Jacket has a quarter inch tear at the bottom right corner. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Macquarie's World (Signed Limited Edition)

By: Marjorie Barnard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, The Australina Limited Editons Society: 1941

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 034444

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by both the author and illustrator. Limited edition of 350 copies, of which this is #226. Quarter morocco with original cloth covered boards. (viii), 217pp. Illustrated end-papers. 11 color full-page drawings. Original slipcase box in very good condition. Bibliography. Gift inscription in a neat hand on half title page. Color frontispiece. A near fine copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Memoirs Of the Life of David Marks, Minister of the Gospel

By: Marks, Mrs. Marilla (Ed)

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Dover, Free-Will Baptist Printing Est.: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046370

Condition: Very Good Condition


Scuffed full leather, corners bumped. Foxing throughout. Starr. Baptist Bibliography #M2931. Marks, in his Memoir published in 1831, probably made the earliest refutation of Mormonism. Size: 8vo. 516 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Wihin Royal Palaces: A Brilliant and Charmingly Written Inner Life View of Emporers, Kings, Queens, Princes, and Princesses...(First Edition)

By: Marquise de Fontenoy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edgewood Publishing Company: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030150

Condition: Good +


This book looks at their daily habits, how they woo and wed, their Virtues and Vices, their pleasures in the use of untold wealth, matchless luxuries, priceless jewels, closet skeletons, haunted palaces, crazy kings, marital relations. Blue illustrated cloth. Gold and navy lettering and design on spine and front cover. Inner hinge split. Church library labels inside front cover. Decorated end-papers. All page edges gold. 626pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for Hitch Up the Buggy

Hitch Up the Buggy

By: Marsh, Blanche

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Greenville, Author: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045552

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket rubbed, soiled, light edge fraying. Tid-bits of history, culture, humor, etc., centered around Greenville, SC. Signed by author & Florence Brothers, illustrator. Size: 8vo. 152 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Image for Tis True, Fer Fact: Carolina Upcountry Tales

Tis True, Fer Fact: Carolina Upcountry Tales

By: Marsh, Blanche

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Greenville, Volume 1: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045553

ISBN: 9998183197

Condition: Very Good Condition


Illustrated by Florence Sease Brothers. Size: 8vo. 145 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9789998183193. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Jane and May Morris: A Biographical Story, 1839-1938

By: Marsh, Jan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rivers Oram Press/Pandora List: 1986-10-16

Seller ID: 026657

ISBN: 0863580262

Condition: Very Good


Very good pictorial paperback. Clean pages. Page ends have light foxing. No creases or tears in the covers. Full refund if not satisfied."May Morris was an influential embroideress and designer, although her contributions are often overshadowed by those of her father, a towering figure in the Arts and Crafts movement. William Morris is credited with the resurrection of free-form embroidery in the style which would be termed art needlework. Art needlework emphasized freehand stitching and delicate shading in silk thread thought to encourage self-expression in the needleworker in sharp contr... View more info

The Preparation of Stewart Burton Nichols (Signed First Edition)

By: Martha S. Nichols

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Grafton Press: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 023118

Condition: Very Good


Blue paneled cloth, gold gilt lettering, portrait frontispiece with tissue guard, illustrations with tissue guards, author's inscription on front free end-paper, 379pp., appendix, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Winston S. Churchill (complete in 12 volumes)

By: Martin Gilbert

Price: $725.00

Publisher: Easton: 1994

Edition: First Folio Society edition

Seller ID: 058070

Condition: Like New


This is a beautiful 12 volume set in genuine leather perfect for the collector. This Collector's edition is made of genuine leather, has five hubs, all page edges are gilt, silk moire end sheets, and silk ribbon book mark. The end sheets are not faded as with some copies. Most of the book marks are folded in just as they arrived from the publisher meaning that most of these volumes were never opened. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for William Berry Hartsfield Mayor of Atlanta

William Berry Hartsfield Mayor of Atlanta

By: Martin, Harold H.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Athens, University of Georgia Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052101

ISBN: 082030445X

Condition: Very Good Condition


Dust jacket rubbed, little soiled, some staining. Size: 8vo. xvii + 230. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN/EAN: 9780820304458. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

Image for Henry M. Flagler (1830-1913) Florida's East Coast is His Monument!

Henry M. Flagler (1830-1913) Florida's East Coast is His Monument!

By: Martin, John W.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Newcomen Society of North America: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057528

Condition: Good Condition


Little edge soiling, staples rusted. The Newcomen Society of North America was chartered in 1961, following the earlier establishment in 1923 of the Newcomen Society in England. The focus is on "material history, as distinguished from political history". This includes education, business, banking, railroads, utilities, insurance, & other enterprises contributing to the progress of society. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 24 pages. Illustrator: Woodcuts. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Railways. Pictures of this item not a... View more info

Jennie: The Life of Lady Randolph Churchill, Vol. 1: The Romantic Years, 1854-1895 (First Thus)

By: Martin, Ralph G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York and London, Prentice Hall Trade: 1968

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 026587

ISBN: 0135118824

Condition: Near Fine


Paperback. Illustrated with photos. No writing in the book. Pictorial cover. xii, 404pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Lafitte of Louisiana (First Edition)

By: Mary Devereux

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028813

Condition: Very Good


Denim blue cloth with gilt lettering and white and gilt cover illustration of sailing ships at sea. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. Illustrated. Frontispiece with tissue guard. There is no other writing in the book. Illustrated by Harry C. Edwards. viii, 427pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Mary Wollstonecraft: Letters to Imlay, With Prefatory Memoir by C. Kegan Paul

By: Mary Wollstonecraft; C. Kegan Paul

Price: $24.99

Publisher: New York, Haskell House Publishers Ltd: 1971

Seller ID: 013359

ISBN: 0838312691

Condition: Near Fine


No writing or markings in the text: crisp, clean pages. Contains previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown and small stain on opposite leaf. Near fine gold cloth covers show very slight shelf-wear to tips of corners and edges of spine. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connexion with the Political, Ecclesiastical, and Literary History of His Time (Vol. 1 of 7)

The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connexion with the Political, Ecclesiastical, and Literary History of His Time (Vol. 1 of 7)

By: Masson, David [1822 - 1907]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Macmillan & Co.: 1826

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055344

Condition: Good Condition


(Vol. 1 only of 7) Cloth binding, little worn, soiled, corners bumped, small tear in back hinge. Small stamp on verso of portrait frontispiece & on title page. Book plate of Alexander Thomson of Banchory. Text block a little shaken, scattered foxing. Folding facsimile of Milton's handwriting present in the back. Size: Large Octavo. 796 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 pounds or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. View more info

A. E. Housman: Man Behind a Mask [SIGNED]

By: Maude M. Hawkins

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Henry Regnery Company: 1958

Inscription: Inscribed by author

Seller ID: 017659

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed by Maude M. Hawkins to previous owner. No other writing or markings. Clean, bright text pages. Endsheets and title page have light toning. Illustrated with portrait frontispiece of Housman. Dust jacket shows moderate edgewear/soiling and has faded spine. Now protected by clear mylar and looks nice. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Forgers & Fools: The Strange Career of "Baron" Weisberg...(First Edition)

By: Maxwell Whiteman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Typophiles: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028545

Condition: Fine


Paperback. Stapled pamphlet. Fold-over covers. No writing in the book. 23pp. Limited edition of 480 copies. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Remembering Louis Lamour (Signed First Edition)

By: McCleery & Sons

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fargo, ND, McCleery & Sons Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 032931

ISBN: 0970062478

Condition: Very Good


Louis L'Amour was one of the fastest selling writers of all time. By December 1999, over 330 million of his books were in print. No one knows more about the settlement of America than this unique writer. Paperback. Pictorial cover. Author's warm gift inscription on title page. Illustrated. 178pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Image for Nova Scotia" and the Men Who Lived on Her Soil

Nova Scotia" and the Men Who Lived on Her Soil

By: McCurdy, John A. D.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Newcomen Society of North America: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057521

Condition: Very Good Condition


Staples rusted. The Newcomen Society of North America was chartered in 1961, following the earlier establishment in 1923 of the Newcomen Society in England. The focus is on "material history, as distinguished from political history". This includes education, business, banking, railroads, utilities, insurance, & other enterprises contributing to the progress of society. Second impression of the First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 28 pages. Illustrator: Woodcuts. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History. Pictures ... View more info

Image for The Dotted Line of 6 Decades" My Sixty Years in Banking (Central National Bank of Cleveland)

The Dotted Line of 6 Decades" My Sixty Years in Banking (Central National Bank of Cleveland)

By: McHannan, John C.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Newcomen Society of North America: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057523

Condition: Good Condition


Edges a little soiled, staples rusted. The Newcomen Society of North America was chartered in 1961, following the earlier establishment in 1923 of the Newcomen Society in England. The focus is on "material history, as distinguished from political history". This includes education, business, banking, railroads, utilities, insurance, & other enterprises contributing to the progress of society. Second impression of the First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 32 pages. Illustrator: Woodcuts, photo frontispiece. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 pound or less. Category: Bi... View more info